With an active career in both opera and musical theatre, Curt Olds has been seen in productions ranging from Don Pasquale and The Magic Flute, to musicals like Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Three Penny Opera with Bea Arthur, Broadway’s Riverdance and CATS. Curt has been seen across the country and Canada with companies such as Arizona Opera, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Edmonton Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera Memphis, Seattle’s Actor’s Rep, Central City Opera, Anchorage Opera, Actor’s Repertory Theatre, NYC’s York Theatre, Lake George Opera at Saratoga, Little Theatre on the Square, North Shore Music Theatre as well as many others.
As a recording and voice-over artist, Curt has recorded numerous commercials and promotional material with clients including Planet Hollywood Casinos, Books Beyond Pages, Ethan Allen Furniture, and the syndicated PBS feature Northwest Explorer. Curt is also featured on the soundtrack of the Disney animated film “A Christmas Carol” starring Kate Winslet and Nicholas Cage.
Curt holds a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Boston’s New England Conservatory and is a past regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions. He has also been a winner in Portland Opera’s Lieber Awards and is a past McGlone Artist of the Year at Central City Opera.
Recent and upcoming engagements on stage include performances of Oklahoma, Showboat, and Orpheus in the Underworld with Central City Opera, The Magic Flute with Opera on the James, Most Happy Fella with Tulsa Opera, The Sound of Music with Anchorage Opera, Pirates of Penzance with both Edmonton Opera and Arizona Opera, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and Merry Widow with the Southwest Arizona Symphony, and Pete ‘n’ Keely at Actor’s Rep. Recently, Curt did staged readings of a new two-person musical based on the life and times of F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald entitled Dear Scott, Darling Zelda.
Curt can be seen regularly with symphony orchestras across the U.S. singing Broadway Pops concerts, most recently with Ridgefield Symphony, Brazos Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony and Colorado Symphony. Next season he appears with New Haven Symphony and New Jersey Symphony.
Curt is originally from Montana and now resides in New York City.